DeRay, Clint, Brittany and Sam discuss The 1619 Project from The New York Times, prison gerrymandering, how Google plans to tackle disaster relief, and bias in hate speech detection algorithms. Missouri Democratic Congressional Candidate Cori Bush joins DeRay to talk about protesting in Ferguson, her campaign and how she navigates activism and politics.
Vox: The algorithms that detect hate speech online are biased against black people
Vox: Google’s unusual plan for disaster relief: just give survivors money
The New York Times Magazine: Myths about physical racial differences were used to justify slavery — and are still believed by doctors today.
The New Republic: How Prisons Inflate Rural Voters’ Power